Ready to buy a home? Make sure you’re aware that you’ll be paying for much more than just the home itself. Here are some of the costs to keep in mind.
What is the true extent of foreign real estate ownership in Canada? The CMHC is attempting to find out, as both house and condo prices skyrocket.
Get ready for liftoff – the U.S. Federal Reserve has hiked rates. Coupled with recent changes to minimum downpayments and dire debt warnings, this has been a busy week for borrowers. Read on for our top headlines.
Heading to the polls next week? Regardless of your party of choice, this election equals a vote for the economy. Here’s what you need to know – plus this week’s top headlines.
CMHC August housing starts exceeded expectation, surging 12% – a high not seen since 2012. Read on to learn more about the factors driving home sales.
Foreign real estate investment is a point of contention for expensive markets like Vancouver, where locals allege prices are driven excessively high by buyers who don’t even reside in the city. Now, the Conservative government has made a re-election promise to address the issue – but at what cost?
Condo incentives are extra features tossed in by developers to reel in buyers – ranging from guaranteed rent income to new cars. Here’s a sample of the goodies up for grabs in some markets.
For many city dwellers, a detached house with yard is out of reach financially – and the need to move to afford a bigger home is a reality. Is swapping the city for suburban square footage worth it? One homeowner shares her story – and her commute time.
It seems each week, there’s a new headline pointing to what Canadians should fear for their finances. Now, the Bank of Canada has chimed in with new warnings for the housing market, which has again surpassed the price of oil as our greatest economic risk.
For the first time in 16 years, there may be change coming to the Ontario Condominium Act. The proposed changes will target fraud and money mismanagement, and are meant to protect condo owners – but may come at a cost.